Diabetes

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A study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that grip strength of young, healthy adults could prove useful in the diagnosis of diabetes and hypertension.
The announced price for alirocumab, the first PCSK9 inhibitor approved for use in the US, was the top story in managed care this week. Also, HHS announced $100 million available to combat substance abuse, and Medicare and Medicaid turn 50 years old.
Measure definitions to estimate the effects of cost sharing on adherence to medications prescribed together (ie, concurrent adherence) are lacking.
Middle-age men especially were more likely to have undiagnosed diabetes if they suffered from erectile dysfunction, according to the study.
Patient characteristics and product mix play an important role in determining the overall use and costs of comparable insulins across different manufacturers.

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